Tag Archives: Dementia Commissioning Pack

Mainstream Dementia Pathways Literature (British Psychological Society)

Summary This document was released last year by the Dementia Work Stream of the Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP) at the British Psychological Society. It reflects a literature review performed between 2011 and 2012 to find important … Continue reading

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Support for Commissioners of Dementia Care (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a guide to support commissioners, clinicians and managers in the commissioning of high-quality evidence-based care for people with dementia and their carers. The NICE support for commissioning dementia … Continue reading

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Mental Health Liaison Services for General and Community Hospitals: Service Specification for Dementia (Department of Health)

Summary This specification was designed to assist commissioners in the delivery of a service to support general and community hospitals in delivering better care to people with dementia. It was released as part of the Dementia Commissioning Pack in mid-2011, … Continue reading

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Template Action Plan to Improve Care for People with Dementia in the Community (Department of Health)

Summary This template action plan was released as part of the Dementia Commissioning Pack in mid-2011, but was not catalogued as a separate document in sufficient detail at the time. The action plan can be used by local authorities and commissioning consortia working together … Continue reading

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How to Develop an Outcomes-Based Approach in Mental Health (NHS Confederation / Mental Health Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary The Mental Health Network had earlier been commissioned by the Department of Health to produce a report which clarifies how to develop … Continue reading

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Care in Hospital: Dementia Commissioning Pack Resource (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This web page is the best bibliography available in the UK (to our knowledge) on the subject of dementia care … Continue reading

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National Dementia Strategy: Equalities Action Plan (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary This document presents a series of planned actions in relation to the implementation of the Living well with dementia: A … Continue reading

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